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Two children killed at mud bog event

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.- Two children are dead, and a third person is suffering life-threatening injuries after a tragic crash in Baldwin County.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-06-17 05:55:00

2 children dead, 1 person injured after accident at Milledgeville mud bog

According to Gonzalez, two children were killed, but he would not go into detail about how the accident happened.

WMAZ - 2018-06-17 01:12:32

Locals preparing for hands free law

The new lawrequiresdrivers to use an earpiece, wireless headset, smart-watch or other forms of hands-free technology when using a cellphone for purposes other than GPS navigation.

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-06-17 19:45:00

Mansfield woman charged in 2016 accident

According to a bench warrant, Taylor Leeann Chriswell, 29, is charged with homicide by vehicle in the first degree, driving under the influence, homicide by vehicle in the second degree and failure to yield right of way.

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-06-18 09:33:00

Alligator spotted at south Macon restaurant

The gator was first seen in the parking lot of the restaurant, located at 4274 Broadway in Macon, around 5:30 p.m.

WMAZ - 2018-06-18 00:00:43

Turning up the heat in Middle Georgia this week - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

As the dome of heat builds, temperatures will climb into the middle 90’s by mid-week. Based off calculations of forecast highs and dew points this week, heat indices (feels like temps) will trend into the upper 90’s and as high as 105.

41NBC.COM - 2018-06-18 11:16:33

Car careens into Macon restaurant as cook is working in the kitchen

At the first light of dawn Monday, Larry Slocumb was already preparing lunch at Anderson's Diner.At about 6 a.m. Slocumb was startled by a loud noise."I was in the kitchen cooking and I just heard a big, loud, bam," Slocumb said. "I thought someone was at the door but there was no one at the door, s

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-18 08:10:00

One teenager dead, three injured in Macon shooting

Ronnie Jackson Jr, 23, Morgan Diggs, 25, and a 13 year old girl were injured during the shooting.

WMAZ - 2018-06-17 08:39:40

Nearly 750 charter schools are whiter than nearby district schools

Parents of prospective students converged on Lake Oconee Academy for an open house on a bright but unseasonably cold March afternoon for northern Georgia. A driveway circling a landscaped pond led them to the school’s main hall. The tan building had the same luxury-lodge feel as the nearby Ritz-Carl

HECHINGERREPORT.ORG - 2018-06-17 18:00:28

Authorities: Teen killed in drive-by shooting during cookout

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old was killed and three others were injured in a drive-by shooting during a cookout in Georgia.A Bibb County Sheriff's Office news release says Calvin Bernard Harvey had been shot once when deputies found him lying on a stoop at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday.Au

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2018-06-18 08:15:51

Madison man arrested on child molestation charges - Morgan County Citizen

According to Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports, Brandon Maycock, 22, Madison was arrested on Tuesday, June 5 and charged with one count child molestation and one count enticing a child for indecent purposes.


Local youth take part in Baldwin Junior Deputy Camp

“We had sack races, played flag football, we had balloon races. We went to a lot of good stuff, too, like the prison and the fire department,” he said. “I've been coming to this camp since I was 5. It’s just as fun being a volunteer.”


Dubose confessed to killings on ‘spur of the moment’

EATONTON, Ga. — Shortly after Ricky Dubose was taken into custody by authorities in Rutherford County, Tennessee last June for the murders of two Georgia corrections officers during an escape from a prison transport bus in Putnam County, the accused killer confessed that he shot both lawmen to death


Georgia inmate admitted killing guards in recorded interview

EATONTON, Ga. (AP)- One of two Georgia inmates accused of killing two guards last year admitted in a recorded interview that he shot the guards.The recording of Ricky Dubose being interviewed by law enforcement after his arrest was played in court Wednesday.RELATED: Prosecutor: Suspected prison bus


Pound for Pound: No more pencils, no more books

The American poet-rock and roll star Alice Cooper released a single back in the summer of 1972 the message of which even today’s dazed and confused youth should be familiar with. “School’s Out,” with its defiant lyrics and great guitar fills quickly became an anthem for students charging out the bui


Navicent Health Baldwin names new CEO - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Navicent Health Baldwin’s new CEO is bringing more than 20 years of administrative and clinical experience to his new role.Todd Dixon says he plans to continue the hospital’s efforts to focus on high quality, patient centered care while increasing access to its


Jackson woman accused of embezzling $1M from employer

Carrie N. Harris, 53, is charged with wire fraud, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia allege Harris issued more than 100 company checks to pay personal expenses from 2008 to 2013.


This repeat criminal had been to prison five times. A sixth trip hung in the balance

Roland L. Ray was in trouble again, and now his fate was in the hands of a jury.At age 59, Ray had been in and out of state prison five times since he was 19. His past crimes, which include selling cocaine, stealing, armed robbery and a stabbing, have never made a splash in the local news.Even so, R


Gunman yelled, 'I'm not going back to jail,' at Macon cops before he was shot dead

An armed bandit who cops say held up a north Macon convenience store earlier this month and was soon after shot and killed by the police after threatening passersby and others with a pistol, yelled, "I'm not going back to jail," as cops closed in.Details ofthe deadly episodeat behind the Circle K st


Covington couple says thieves racked up tens of thousands in credit card charges

With each new mail delivery, the problems seem to be piling up. So far a police report from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office shows an unauthorized purchase of a new truck worth $90,000 from a Savanah dealership, while a report from police in Lexington, South Carolina shows someone used Lamar’s Ide